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Well, This Is A First

There’s nothing particularly special about this episode aside from it being the last regular episode for this shitty year…and a couple of mini-reviews from Brian.  It does, however, mark the first time in over nine years we had to skip a scheduled recording.  Still a damn impressive run, if we do say so ourselves.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Be responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Dark Tranquillity – Moment (Century Media)
Killer Be Killed – Reluctant Hero (Nuclear Blast)
Within the Ruins – Black Heart (eOne)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Butch Walker – Letters

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What Do You Call a Man with No Arms and No Legs in the Ocean?

There’s a couple of big releases this show, and we have a special guest to help us review them!  If you know bad jokes, you should be able to guess who it is.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Be safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Pallbearer – Forgotten Days (Nuclear Blast)
Spirit Adrift – Enlightened In Eternity (20 Buck Spin)
Chaos Divine – Legacies 

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Frank Zappa

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We have starkly diverse line-up of reviews this episode. I mean, we usually have a mix of styles, but there were some sharp transitions when we were listening this week.  We also start our next Black Label feature, and talk about quarantine life.

Feel free to discuss anything and everything with us in our comments section or on social media!

And remember – Be safe. Stay inside. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Paradise Lost – Obsidian (Nuclear Blast)
Antichrist Demoncore (ACxDC) – Satan is King (Prosthetic)
Aether Realm Redneck Vikings from Hell (Napalm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stages of Evolution

The only constant is change.  We have seen bands change from almost unnoticeable amounts to seismic sonic shifts. As the catalogs for the three bands below grow, we take a look at how they have evolved..and whether or not we like the change.

And remember – Stay inside. Stay healthy.  Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
August Burns Red – Guardians (Fearless)
Testament – Titans of Creation (Nuclear Blast)
Wake Devouring Ruin (Translation Loss)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Change My Mind

If you have been listening for, well, any amount of time, you know that Nick and Brian have a lot of similar tastes now and agree on a lot.  Every now and then, though, a band or album comes along where they just can’t see eye-to-eye.  Honestly, it probably makes for a better review, but even if not, it certainly makes for some good discussion.

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Reviews:
Deathwhite – Grave Image (Season of Mist)
Sylosis – Cycle of Suffering (Nuclear Blast)
Plague Portraits of Mind (Redefining Darkness)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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